Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

Judith Hope, the former East Hampton supervisor and former state Democratic chair, finds herself at the center of a controversy in a high-profile group she founded in 2001, the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee. The publication City Hall News describes a financial dispute and resignations from the board, and a blowup over the challenge to Rep. Carolyn Maloney from hedge-fund lawyer Reshma Saujani.